Los Angeles-based architects and designers have created some of the coolest, strangest outdoor structures for the city's street cats that we have ever seen.
Since Los Angeles has one of the largest numbers of street cats in the U.S., between one to three million, this cause is very important.
FixNation's Co-Founder and Executive Director Karn Myers said:
"This year's cat shelters were extraordinarily creative, and the designers put a great deal of time and thought into how cats would actually interact with the shelters. They are truly works of art with a practical application, and all the shelters are showcased in our online auction as well."
Check out the 13 outdoor structures below:
Padded cylinders on the inside; a carpeted conveyor belt on the outside. Looks good to us!
I want to "know how" I can see what is inside this kitty structure. A little TV? Maybe a little fireplace?
Cat's Win! Cat's Win! by Kollin Altomare Architects
Something tells me these architects are Cubs fans.
Catosphere by Standard Architecture
I always wanted to live in an elevated hamburger with meat patty windows.
Flora-Gato by Formation Association, Terremoto Landscape and Arktura
Very natural look.
Unfurled by Perkins+Will
For those cats looking for the ultimate thrill.
White Jack by Abramson Teiger Architects
Ball of Twine by Abramson Teiger Architects
For the disco kitty who lives in the dimension of the third eye.
Can't We All Get Along by HKS
Maybe cats and birds can live in peace.
Is it a harp? Is it a bridge? Either way, it looks fun!
Meow Miaow by ES-EN-EM
We can't wait to see what sort of designs these artists come up with next year!
Which of these designs is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section below!
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